ATI Catalyst Display Driver 10.3 for Windows XP 32-bit

March 24, 2010
xp32-suite
45.4 MB
Windows XP
1,355
New Features:

This section provides information on new features found in this release of the ATI
Radeon™ Display Driver. These include the following:

ATI Catalyst™ support for ATI Mobility Radeon™ Premium Graphics solutions
ATI Catalyst Control Center - ATI Eyefinity technology enhancements
ATI Catalyst™ support for 3D Stereoscopic glasses

ATI Catalyst™ support for ATI Mobility Radeon™ Premium
Graphics solutions

- This release of ATI Catalyst™ introduces support for the production version of
Windows® 7 and Windows® Vista for notebooks featuring the ATI Mobility
Radeon™ HD 2000 Series, ATI Mobility™ Radeon HD 3000 Series, and ATI
Mobility Radeon™ HD 4000 Series, and ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5000 Series of
products
- Supported by most major OEM and ODM notebook manufacturers

ATI Catalyst Control Center - ATI Eyefinity technology enhancements

- Multiple ATI Eyefinity Groups
- Create more than one ATI Eyefinity group from multiple displays

- Display Bezel Compensation
- Easy-to-use wizard shows users how to adjust their display layout to remove the pixels occupied by their display bezels

Note: Bezel compensation is available only for sets of monitors that have pixel resolution and density within a 5% tolerance of each other.

- Per-Display Color Adjust
- Individual Color, Brightness and Contrast controls

- Improved Display Configuration switching
- Support for ATI Eyefinity groups and the ATI Catalyst™ Control Center profile manager
- Easy to toggle between cloned and extended desktop modes

ATI Catalyst™ support for 3D Stereoscopic glasses

- AMD has updated it’s Direct3D (Quad buffer support) driver to enable 3rd party
middleware vendors such as iZ3D to output stereo L/R images at 120 Hz (60 Hz per
eye)

Performance Improvements

The following performance gains are noticed with this release of Catalyst™ 10.3:

- 3DMark Vantage
- Overall scores increase by up to 8% with ATI Radeon HD 5000 graphics products
- Overall scores increase by up to 4% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series products and up to 3% on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series products

- Aliens vs. Predator
- Overall performance increases 5% on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series products

- Battleforge
- Improves up to 8% on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series products
- Improves up to 3% on ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series products

- Call of Duty: World at War
- Improves up to 2% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series products
- Improves up to 6% on ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series products

- Company of Heroes
- Improves up to 6% on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series products
- Improves up to 3% on ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series products

- Crysis and Crysis Warhead
- Improves up to 6% on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series products
- Improves up to 2% on ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series products

- Devil May Cry 4
- Improves up to 10% on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series products
- Improves up to 6% on ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series products

- DiRT 2
- Improves up to 30% on ATI Radeon HD 5970 graphics products
- Improves up to 20% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series and ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series products
- Improves up to 10% on ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series products

- Enemy Territory: Quake Wars
- Improves up to 5% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series products
- Improves up to 3% on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series products
- Improves up to 2% on ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series products

- Far Cry 2
- Improves up to 6% on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series products
- Improves up to 4% on ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series products

- Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2
- Improves up to 3% on ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series products

- S.T.A.L.K.E.R. – Call of Pripyat Benchmark
- Improves up to 10% with Anti-Aliasing enabled on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series products

- S.T.A.L.K.E.R. – Clear Sky
- Improves up to 2% with ATI Radeon HD 5970 graphics products
- Improves up to 2% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series products

- Resident Evil 5
- Improves up to 5% on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series products
- Improves up to 3% on ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series products

- Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X.
- Improves up to 15% with ATI Radeon HD 5970 graphics products
- Improves up to 20% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series products and ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series products
- Improves up to 3% on ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series products

- Unigine Tropics
- Improves up to 5% on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series products

- World in Conflict
- Improves up to 5% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series products
- Improves up to 3% on ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series products
- Improves up to 5% on ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series products

- Wolfenstein
- Improves up to 4% on ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series products
- Improves up to 4% on ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series products

Resolved Issues for All Windows Operating Systems

This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst™ Software Suite for Windows. These include:

- Canvas area no longer appears black for third display while creating a 3x1 or 1x3 Eyefinity group
- Catalyst Control Center: Avivo Video controls will now retain its value instead of changing to ‘0’ upon being disabled
- Hotplugging a HDMI display while Catalyst Control Center is open no longer causes the HDTV Standard Modes box not to appear
Alternative drivers to ATI Catalyst Display Driver 10.3 for Windows XP 32-bit: